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Roadside Scenery: Come and Get It While It’s Hot

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June 19, 2017 • funny!?

Ohh, Colonel, no one’s ever offered me their, errr, chicken in this way before….   (KFC in Rolla, MO, taken from the Wal-Mart parking lot)  

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I Want a Dog

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Now here’s this, because I know what she’s thinking about . . . sigh. This animated short is based on the book I Want A Dog, by Dayal Kaur Khalsa. We have it on DVD, as part of a set of short films from Scholastic based on, and using the illustrations from, great children’s picture books…. Read More ›

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Track of the Day: Poetry by Wisława Szymborska, “The Silence of Plants”

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This is one of my (many) favorite poems by the Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1996.  I found this great reading of the poem out there on SoundCloud a while back.  

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Brahms, 4 Ballades Op.10 No.3. Oh, and RimWorld

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After hunting around for a while for a piano piece that suits my current abilities and tastes, I decided I’ll learn this Brahms piece next.  Finally, after an unreasonably long initial struggle, I’ve found the finish line on Claude Debussy’s La fille aux cheveux de lin.  Learning that piece was much more difficult than I expected,… Read More ›

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Roadside Scenery: Come and Get It While It’s Hot

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Ohh, Colonel, no one’s ever offered me their, errr, chicken in this way before….   (KFC in Rolla, MO, taken from the Wal-Mart parking lot)  

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